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Philadelphia Segway Tour
"Start your Segway tour of Philadelphia with an instructional orientation and safety briefing. Once you're comfortable follow your guide on a five-mile or 10-mile route. Along the way your guide will take fun photos of you and regale you with fascinating facts about Philadelphia's history.1-hr Segway TourSee more than 15 Philadelphia attractions on this loop! This introduction to major city sights takes you through the His and admire the lively mosaics of Magic Gardens on South Street. Along your journey witness several important historical sights including the First Bank of the United States and several old churches where William Penn developed his 'freedom of worship' philosophy.2-hr Segway TourExtend your Segway adventure passing by Elfreth's Alley and the Betsy Ross House. Admire Independence Hall en route to Society Hill where you can marvel at the stately homes. Continue over Avenue of the Arts to Rittenhouse Square before winding through the Fitler Square neighborhood. From there
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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Immerse yourself in one of the most historic cities in the US on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour of Philadelphia. From the open-top double-decker bus you can enjoy 360-degree views of Philly and hop off when you want to visit any attractions.Listen to informative onboard commentary about the culture architecture and history of Philadelphia when you're on the loop which takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Buses run every 30 minutes. See below for a full list of the 27 stops.Perhaps visit the landmark house where Betsy Ross lived when she made the first American flag during the American Revolution. Becom or learn about early American law at the Eastern State Penitentiary a prison established in 1829. Kids will enjoy the Please Touch Museum and Philadelphia Zoo
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Private Highlights of Philadelphia Driving Tour
"Your 2 hour private driving tour starts with a pickup from your hotel or any other location in the city. Many of the Must-See Highlights in Philadelphia can be seen in 2 hours - and the sights can either directed by you or by your guide. Your guide will spend some time understanding your interests what you want to see and will give recommendations for the tour. A tour designed to hit some of Philly's Must-See Spots may include a ride through Old City and Independence National Park a stop for a photo at the world-famous Love Park or a run up the Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. These 2-hour-long tours are usually focused on driving with limited time to explore on foot. You'll be sorry to leave your guide
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The Philadelphia Art Museum

The Philadelphia Art Museum (see Sylvester Stallone in Rocky) is an outstanding museum set in a beautiful building right on the Schuylkill River. The permanent collection is varied, with art from all...
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acemj
Dec 21, 2003

Too big for a rushing visit

With a splendid location this immense building easily reached by the hop-on hop-off bus, provides great views. Without time to enter and admire its collection, one of the greatest in USA, we could...
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solopes
Apr 07, 2015

Need a Little Art?

Special Exhibits Information: Require advance purchase. You will need to buy tickets in advance and you can do it online. Make sure you choose a time convenient for you, and allow at least an hour to...
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nicolettart
Mar 12, 2010

Museum of Art

A group of us visited this museum, from "Rocky" fame, on a whim (it was raining and so we opted for this over the zoo). At any rate, while we didn't have the time to do this museum justice, this is...
dzni
Sep 12, 2004

Breathtaking Architecture

Upon first sighting the museum, you may be surprised at its facade, as I was. The coloring is a warm yellow and when you inspect it more cloely you will find Egyptian style columns and motifs. This is...
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nicolettart
Feb 25, 2005

Philadelphia Art Museum

Established in 1876, the museum opened in 1877. Construction of the current building began in 1919 when Mayor Thomas B. Smith laid the cornerstone in a Masonic ceremony on the former reservoir land of...
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apbeaches
Nov 30, 2014

Come for the art, stay for the music

The Art Museum is worth the price of admission just for its world-class art. On Friday evenings, however, there's a bonus for visitors -- live jazz and pop concerts at no additional charge! After...
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PR-7
Sep 27, 2010

Immerse Yourself in Art - and have a Gourmet Lunch

The Philadelphia Museum of Art provided my sister and I a day steeped in beauty - we never got to the armor and weapons, but spent the entire day gazing at some of the most beautiful art ever created....
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suzannehye
Dec 30, 2004

Museum of Art

The Museum of Art, while not quite at the top eschelon of American art musuems, is surely just below it. It is the primary showcase for art in Philadelphia, and one can spend hours to days exploring...
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ianerin
Apr 14, 2006

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Musts:1) See Van Gough's Original Sunflowers on displayWho? Anyone who appricates Van Gough or artWhy? Unlike other famous pieces of original work Sunflowers is not croweded with tourists and you...
ValdezLaVella
Mar 07, 2012

That Friday feeling!

During my visit - I made the point of visiting the Museum of Art. Friday night is late night opening at the main building.There was a concert and I enjoyed a light supper when listening to live...
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gordonilla
Aug 17, 2011

Rocky

Who can forget these famous steps from Rocky? Probably my favourite moment in Philly was running up these steps to the Museum of art to get my compulsory pose photo! Plus geat views of Ben Franklin...
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William1982
Jun 22, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Eastern State Penitentary

The details: Eastern State Penitentiary, Location 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130. A note about the location, this is just north of City Center, not far from the Philadelphia Art Museum....
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Rodin Museum

The Rodin Museum is located along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The museum represents the largest collection of Rodin art outside of Paris. The building was designed in 1929 by French architect Paul...
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Benjamin Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is a hands on interactive science museum with twelve core exhibit galleries, I Max and 3 D theaters, planetarium, movies skybike, flight simulator, live science shows, and so...
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Zoo

Drinking with the animals! A lot of the zoo's inhabitants expect the visitors to be gone by this time, so some are curious and others are just annoyed. But if you paid for this event, you're likely...
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University

One of the superior educational institutions in the United States, the University of Pennsylvania would well be worthy of a few hours of your time. Famous for its Wharton Business School (considered...
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter and Paul

The Basilica is the largest Catholic Church in Pennsylvania and home of the archdiocese of Philadelphia. The church was modeled after the Lombard Church of ST. Charles in Rome and is the only...
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  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 20:45
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 20:45
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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